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How to Apply Seam Sealer for a Factory Appearance

Attention to detail is key when it comes to a quality restoration, and one often-overlooked aspect is the application of seam sealer. This essential compound not only seals gaps and joints but also ensures a seamless transition between panels. Depending on the vehicle you’re restoring, its seam sealer may have […]

Technical

To Reduce Your Paint Cost, Reduce Your Waste

Automotive paint is expensive, so it only makes sense to use it as efficiently as possible. Before diving into your next paint job, consider ways to get the most out of your paint material budget by eliminating waste. Below are several small steps that, when used together can help ensure […]

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Turn to the Pros to Level Up Your Skills

We live in a time when so much information is available to us instantly on request and for free. Between YouTube, Wikipedia, and Chat GPT, it’s easy to feel confident about knowing a lot about, well, a lot. We should know – after all, we create a ton of how-to […]

Technical

Get More Gloss From Powder Coated Parts

Powder coating is an undeniably tough and long-lasting finish for so many applications. But even though it lays out smooth when applied properly, the nature of the material can leave a shiny, but not super-glossy, final finish. One of the questions that comes up often is how to enhance the […]

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Motoring

5 Experiences For Every Car Enthusiast’s List

I recently saw a social media post that quoted someone as saying, “I’d rather die with memories than dreams.” As a guy on the verge of becoming an empty-nester, I’m looking forward to new experiences that don’t involve school events. It got me thinking about all that I’ve gotten to […]

Technical

How to Paint a Bumper Using Single Stage Paint

If you’ve ever wondered whether you can use single-stage paint to make a body repair, this video might help. Eastwood product manager Ryan shows how he repaints the rear bumper on his GTI using Eastwood’s single-stage OEM Select paint. Unlike base coat/clear coat paint systems, this single-stage paint incorporates the […]